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July 5, 2018
Reader's View: Science shows we're genetic mongrels
July 5, 2018 - 3:59pm
June 28, 2018
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New study questions a limit to the human life span
June 28, 2018 - 1:41pm
June 24, 2018
MC Cubed team from left: Nick Johnson, product designer; Leslie Broadway, risk assessment specialist; Nathan Lipinski, CEO; Megan Swanson, director of client services; Alex King, chemist. Tyler Schank / tschank@duluthnews.com
Duluth entrepreneur finding a market in temperature control
June 24, 2018 - 8:15pm
June 22, 2018
Summer college students on board the Blue Heron research vessel take in harbor sights as they head for the Aerial Lift Bridge and out to explore Lake Superior's waters. The students are from under-represented groups pursuing a STEM degree. The afternoon aboard the Blue Heron is part of a 5-day STEM bootcamp. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
STEM program promotes diversity at UMD
June 22, 2018 - 8:26pm
June 11, 2018
A customer who skipped the lid but not the straw -- she said she usually carries a glass straw -- at Cafe Grumpy, in New York, May 9, 2018. In many quarters, the ubiquitous plastic straw has suddenly become a pariah for the harm it can do to the environment, and some cities, including Seattle and Malibu, Calif. (Stephen Speranza/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
SeaWorld, Ikea and Royal Caribbean are getting rid of plastic straws and bags
June 11, 2018 - 11:18am
June 6, 2018
 Lava from the Kilauea volcano flows through the Malama-Ki Forest Reserve as it approaches Kapoho-Kalapana Road on Hawaii’s Big Island, Pahoa, Hawaii.. (Tamir Kalifa/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
River of lava destroys hundreds of homes in Hawaii, including one owned by mayor, officials say
June 6, 2018 - 7:31am
June 4, 2018
Volcano erupts in Guatemala, killing at least 25, injuring dozens more, officials say
June 4, 2018 - 7:23am
June 1, 2018
Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Dan Wenk, shown outside his office in Mammoth, Wyo., in 2013. Photo for The Washington Post by Erik Petersen
Facing reassignment under Trump, top Yellowstone official instead retires
June 1, 2018 - 12:39pm
May 21, 2018
A copy of “Mein Kampf” on display at the Documentation Center in Nuremburg, Germany, Nov. 4, 201(Russ Juskalian/Copyright 2018 The New York Times) play button
Scientists say Hitler died in WWII; tell that to 'Adolf Schüttelmayor' and the Nazi moon base
May 21, 2018 - 12:21pm
May 19, 2018
Reader's View: Science-snubbing EPA policy horrifying
May 19, 2018 - 10:03pm
NASA's Mars Curiosity rover took this photo of the rock named Duluth on May 15. The block is about 3 feet long. This isn’t the first time “Duluth” has appeared on Mars. The name was first used on a ChemCam laser target several years back. Normally names are used just once, but the mission team made an exception. NASA / JPL-Caltech
Mars rock named for Duluth
May 19, 2018 - 8:13pm
May 17, 2018
Refrigerators at a dump in New Orleans. Reported in 2018, government scientists have detected an increase in emissions of an outlawed industrial gas that destroys ozone, potentially slowing progress in restoring the atmosphere’s protective ozone layer. (Vincent Laforet/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Someone, somewhere, is making a banned chemical that destroys the ozone layer, scientists suspect
May 17, 2018 - 9:31pm
Flu vaccine spending not enough, researcher says
May 17, 2018 - 7:05pm
May 8, 2018
Ben Clarke holds two vials, one containing an adult tick (left) and the other a nymph. Each vial in the box at right contains a tick. All are kept in deep freeze at 112 degrees below Fahrenheit. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Tick collector: Duluth Lyme disease researcher seeks public’s input
May 8, 2018 - 5:01am
April 30, 2018
The steam phase of Steamboat Geyser in 2014. National Park Service
A Yellowstone geyser has experienced unusual eruptions lately, and scientists can't explain why
April 30, 2018 - 11:14am
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